Epson EX3240 vs Epson VS240 vs Viewsonic PJD5155

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Epson EX3240
Epson VS240
Viewsonic PJD5155

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
5% bigger lamp power Edit
The Epson EX3240 is a 200WW lamp power projector, and so does the Epson VS240. That's 10W bigger than the Viewsonic PJD5155 (190WW).
Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Epson EX3240 is a two USB 2.0 port projector, and so does the Epson VS240, whereas the Viewsonic PJD5155 only has one USB 2.0 port.
7% quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Epson EX3240 has a noise level in economy mode of 29dBdB, and so does the Epson VS240. That's 2dB quieter than the Viewsonic PJD5155 (31dBdB).
5W lower power consumption in economy mode Edit
The Epson EX3240 has a power consumption in economy mode of 214WW, however the Epson VS240 is a 219WW power consumption (in economy mode) projector (5W higher).
Narrower Edit
The Epson EX3240 is a 292.1mmmm wide projector. That's 4.9mm narrower than the Epson VS240 (316mmmm) and 23.9mm narrower than the Viewsonic PJD5155 (316mmmm).
4 Reasons For
5% bigger lamp power Edit
The Epson VS240 is a 200WW lamp power projector, and so does the Epson EX3240. That's 10W bigger than the Viewsonic PJD5155 (190WW).
Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Epson VS240 is a two USB 2.0 port projector, and so does the Epson EX3240, whereas the Viewsonic PJD5155 only has one USB 2.0 port.
7% quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Epson VS240 has a noise level in economy mode of 29dBdB, and so does the Epson EX3240. That's 2dB quieter than the Viewsonic PJD5155 (31dBdB).
Available from 9 shops
The more retailers stock this projector, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
5 Reasons For
Two more VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Viewsonic PJD5155 is three, but the Epson VS240 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
Marginally quieter noise level Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5155 has a noise level of 34dBdB, whereas the Epson EX3240 and the Epson VS240 are both 37dBdB noise level projectors (3dB louder). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

0.3g lighter Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5155 is a 2.1kgg heavy projector. That's 0.3g lighter than the Epson EX3240 and the Epson VS240 (2.1kgg).
$59 cheaper
The Viewsonic PJD5155 is $102.01 cheaper than the Epson EX3240 and $59.25 cheaper than the Epson VS240.
User reviews are a lot better
The Viewsonic PJD5155 has an average user review score of 95% based on 21 reviews, whereas the Epson VS240 has an average rating of 80% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Two less VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Epson EX3240 has one VGA (D-Sub) port (as does the Epson VS240), however the Viewsonic PJD5155 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
3dB louder noise level Edit
The Epson EX3240 has a noise level of 37dBdB (as does the Epson VS240), but the Viewsonic PJD5155 is a 34dBdB noise level projector (3dB quieter). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Heavier Edit
Epson EX3240 is 2.4kgg heavy, and so does the Epson VS240. That's 0.3g heavier than the Viewsonic PJD5155 (2.1kgg).
$102 more expensive
The Epson EX3240 is more expensive than the Epson VS240 by $42.76 and more expensive than the Viewsonic PJD5155 by $102.01.
Not as many stockists
Only 6 stores sells the Epson EX3240, however 15 stores sell the Epson VS240 and 14 shops sell the Viewsonic PJD5155. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
8 Reasons Against
Two less VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Epson VS240 has one VGA (D-Sub) port (as does the Epson EX3240), however the Viewsonic PJD5155 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
3dB louder noise level Edit
The Epson VS240 has a noise level of 37dBdB (as does the Epson EX3240), but the Viewsonic PJD5155 is a 34dBdB noise level projector (3dB quieter). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

5W higher power consumption in economy mode Edit
The Epson VS240 has a power consumption in economy mode of 219WW, however the Epson EX3240 is a 214WW power consumption (in economy mode) projector (5W lower).
Heavier Edit
Epson VS240 is 2.4kgg heavy, and so does the Epson EX3240. That's 0.3g heavier than the Viewsonic PJD5155 (2.1kgg).
Wider Edit
The Epson VS240 is a 297mmmm wide projector. That's 4.9mm wider than the Epson EX3240 (316mmmm) and 19mm narrower than the Viewsonic PJD5155 (316mmmm).
$59 more expensive
The Epson VS240 is more expensive than the Viewsonic PJD5155 by $59.25.
Six months older
The Epson VS240 is older than the Epson EX3240 by six months.
Appreciably Lower user review Score
The Epson VS240 has an average user rating of 80%, but the Viewsonic PJD5155 has an average user rating of 95% (based on 21 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
Smaller lamp power Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5155 is a 190WW lamp power projector. That's 10W smaller than the Epson EX3240 and the Epson VS240 (190WW).
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5155 has one USB 2.0 port, however the Epson VS240 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
Louder noise level in economy mode Edit
Viewsonic PJD5155 is 31dBdB noise level (in economic mode). That's 2dB louder than the Epson EX3240 and the Epson VS240 (31dBdB).
8% wider Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5155 has a width of 316mmmm. That's 23.9mm wider than the Epson EX3240 (316mmmm) and 19mm wider than the Epson VS240 (316mmmm).
Fewer sellers
Only 14 sellers sells the Viewsonic PJD5155, but 15 stores sell the Epson VS240. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Over one year older
The Viewsonic PJD5155 is older than the Epson EX3240 by 13 months and older than the Epson VS240 by seven months.

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Average User Rating

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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 15000:1
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 15000:1
BEST
 15000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 SVGA (858x600)
BEST
 SVGA (858x600)
 SVGA (858x600)
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens 3,300 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 -30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 -30 - 30 -40 - 40
Colour Light Output
3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Brightness in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 2,560 ANSI lumens
Number of Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.07M 1.07M
Zoom Ratio
 1.35:1
BEST
 1.35:1
BEST
 1.35:1
Tele Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 10.44 - 10.44 Unknown - Click to provide data
Wide Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.88 - 0.88 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
0.88 - 10.44 0.88 - 10.44 1 - 8
Supported Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
 LCD
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
10,000h 10,000h 6,000h
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Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
 UHE
Lamp Power
200W
BEST
200W
BEST
190W
Lamp Service Life
5,000h
BEST
5,000h
BEST
10,000h

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1.1x
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 2x
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 100%
Aperture Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.44 - 1.44 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77 - 16.77 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Fixed Focal Length
16.7 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1440 x 1050
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
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 1440 x 1050
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 1440 x 1050
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC 3.58
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC 3.58
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC 3.58

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
S-Video Input
1 1 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
 RS-232
Audio in Port
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Port
2
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2
BEST
1
HDMI Port
1 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1 3
BEST
Remote (IR) Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Noise Level
37dB 37dB 34dB
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Noise Level in Economy Mode
29dB
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29dB
BEST
31dB
On Screen Display Language
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
2W 2W 2W
Built-In Speaker
1 1 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
291W 214W
BEST
265W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
214W
BEST
219W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240 100 - 240
Voltage Tolerance
Unknown - Click to provide data 10% Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Adapter Output Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3048
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 5 - 35 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data CB, TUV-GS, UL/cUL, FCC, CE,C-Tick, EAC, UkrSEPRO/EMC DOC, UL COC, TUV-S, PSB, KCC, KC, SASO, CCC WEEE, RoHS, REACH, SVHC, ErP

Weight & Dimensions

Packaging Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 3.4kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 345mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 225mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 410mm
Weight
2.4kg 2.4kg 2.1kg
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Height
81.28mm 76.2mm 103.7mm
BEST
Depth
233.7mm 233.7mm 228mm
BEST
Width
292.1mm
BEST
297mm 316mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 USB
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 USB
 VGA
 AC
 USB
 VGA
 AC
BEST
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